Be There 11-19-13

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ASME/ASM/IEEE Dinner Talk about Do It Yourself Solar Installations by Dr. Floyde Adams and Dr. Bob Skaggs. 6-7:45 p.m. at the Los Alamos Research Park, conference room 203A, West Jemez Road at Casa Grande Drive intersections. Hot Rocks Java Café will provide dinner. $5 for members and guests, $10 non-members. RSVP to Mike Steinzig by noon Nov. 18. 667-5772 or steinzig@lanl.org. Public is welcome.
Quiet Gentle Walk. 9:15-11:45 a.m. A gentle walk for those who want a quiet walk along a relatively flat trail. The walks range from one to two miles in length and may include gentle changes in elevation. Free. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Green Hour Hikes. 9:30 a.m. Meet at local trailheads for meandering hikes where kids set the pace and decide the activities. The group will hike the Woodland Trail. Meet at the trailhead by the Pajarito Complex on Arizona Ave./Woodland St. Free. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Los Alamos Community of Atheists will have the monthly discussion meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m. upstairs at Mesa Public Library. All are welcome. Discussion will be focused on the idea of organized "Sunday Assembly" which is sometimes referred to as atheist "church." Email losalamoscommunityofatheists@gmail.com with questions or find us on facebook.

Brown Bag Lecture. Bruce Masse’s The Great Comet of AD 1264 and the Role of Celestial Events in Past Civilizations. Noon to 1 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum.

The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board's next meeting will be 6 p.m. in Building No. 1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Brittany Koukol and Brian Arnst will give a presentation about the BEAR.(“Bonding through Experiential Adventures in Recovery”) program, which is an intensive outpatient treatment program for young people based in Santa Fe. The public is welcome to attend.

The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico presents a free talk "New Mexico Forests: Past, Present, and Future," by Craig D. Allen, USGS Research Ecologist, Jemez Mountains Field Station, Los Alamos. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso in Santa Fe. Free and open to the public. For more information email tom@thomasantonio.org, or call 690-5105.

Game Night. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in the upstairs rotunda.

Talk on “A Long-Term View of Nuclear Arms Control” by Stephen M. Younger, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and former Los Alamos National Laboratory Associate Director for Nuclear Weapons. Open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security, 7 p.m. in the Lounge at the Education Building, United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.

Aspens in the Urban Landscape. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Many homeowners have or want to have Aspen in their yards. In this talk by certified arborist Laural Hardin, she will cover many of the challenges property owners face when Aspens are put in the urban setting. $8 or $6 for PEEC members. No advance registration required. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@